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Title Wetback [videorecording] : the undocumented documentary / Open City Works ; produced by Heather Haynes ; written and directed by Arturo Pérez Torres ; Canada Council for the Arts.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    304.873 WET    Available
Description 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 2005.
Special feature: interview with director Arturo Pérez Torres (4 min.).
Credits Editor, Julia Blua ; cinematography, Felipe Rodriguez ; music, Roko Citroen.
Summary "Filmmaker Arturo Pérez Torres follows in the footsteps of two friends traveling on an extraordinary and extremely dangerous journey from Central America to North America. On their journey they encounter gangs and vigilantes, as well as border patrol. But these immigrants navigate real-life nightmares with uncanny calm, grace and even humor in their pursuit of a better life"--Container.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language English and Spanish dialogue, English and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Immigrants -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Illegal aliens -- Government policy -- United States.
Border patrols -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Central America -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
North America -- Emigration and immigration.
América Central -- Emigración e inmigración.
Estados Unidos -- Emigración e inmigración.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Pérez Torres, Arturo. Director. Screenwriter.
Haynes, Heather (Heather A.) Producer.
Open City Works (Firm)
Canada Council for the Arts.
National Geographic Television & Film.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Title from Spanish language subtitiles: Mojado, el documental indocumentado
Added Title Undocumented documentary
ISBN 9781426290688
Standard No. 727994751861
Music No. G75186 National Geographic

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